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OCD Week of Action

Mental health professionals are marking ‘OCD Week of Action’ by encouraging people to speak out about the illness – and challenge the way it’s viewed in society. ‘OCD Week of Action’ runs from Monday 19 – Sunday 25 February 2018.

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Challenging the menopause industry

This is the story of how an ex stand-up comic came to challenge the entire menopause industry. Local resident, Sally J Dufell, writes about how her own experience of the menopause led to solving the accompanying difficulties and writing a book, Grow Your Own HRT.

Posted 08:07 Monday, Feb 12, 2018 In: Health Matters Tags: , , ,
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Time To Talk at Source

Source Skate Park are hosting a local Time to Talk event! Everyone is welcome!

Drums Alive session at a previous Active Hastings event.

Beat the blues with a family activity day

Active Hastings has a recipe for beating the New Year blues – a family activity day at Summerfields Leisure Centre on Sunday 14 January, as they explain.

Old Town walk.

New Year, new you, on a Hastings health walk!

And when it’s all over, and you feel it’s time you got yourself back into shape, how about a healthy walk? You can join like-minded folk on a variety of healthy walks in Hastings, St Leonards and Ore by just turning up in the right place at the right time, writes Jenny Deering, scheme coordinator for East Sussex Health Walks, who also supplied the photos.

Posted 16:13 Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 In: Health Matters Tags: , ,
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i-Rock shortlisted for national award

i-Rock, a unique project which supports young people in Hastings and Rother has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at the first ever National Children and Young People’s Mental Health (CYPMH) Awards.

Carole Dixon (Education Futures Trust), Stephanie Edmonds (Fellowship of St Nicholas), Ruairi McCourt (Sussex Community Development Association), Richard Watson (Healthy Hastings and Rother)

Health and Wellbeing hubs

People in the most deprived communities of Hastings and Bexhill are set to benefit from the establishment of new Health and Wellbeing Community Hubs thanks to funding from NHS Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Dan Redsull (SLT Chief Executive) and Kerry Evans (SLT Lead Therapist)

Run for Sarah Lee Trust

Run the Hastings Half Marathon and raise much-needed funds for local charity, The Sara Lee Trust, which improve the lives and well-being of people affected by cancer and other life- threatening illnesses in the Hastings and Rother area through the provision, free of charge, of psychological and counselling support, creative and complementary therapies, and therapeutic group activities.

Posted 17:32 Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 In: Health Matters Tags: , ,
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